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News and Activities

تعاونية أرض وزرع بورين - خبر انطلاق مبادرة العودة إلى الأرض

22-11-2022
22/11/2022تعاونية أرض وزرع بورين - خبر انطلاق مبادرة العودة إلى الأرضحصلت تعاونية أرض وزرع في بورين، بمبادرتها "العودة إلى الأرض"، على المنحة البذرية لدورة المنح المجتمعية ضمن مشروع العطاء من أجل التغير في مؤسسة دالية للعام 2022.أرض وزرع هي تعاونية زراعية واقعة في قرية بورين جنوب مدينة نابلس. تهدف ه...

Rummaniah at Beit Al Karmeh

22-11-2022
 19.11.2022 On Saturday 19th of November, Beit Al Karmeh held the first event within its Food Culture series which will last until November 2023.  The first dish of the series was the coastal warm dish, Rummaniah. The Rummaniah was prepared by chef Diana Aslan...

Dalia is in this month's issue of This Week in Palestine!

10-11-2022
  Dalia is in this month's issue of This Week in Palestine!  Click on the link below to read the full article on Beit Al Karmeh, Dalia's guest house, and its role in encouraging cultural tourism in Palestine:https://thisweekinpalestine.com/beit-al-karmeh-a-community-center-and-gu...

معارض مجموعة كشتبان

26-10-2022
معارض مجموعة كشتبان 26/10/2022 ضمن دورة المنح المجتمعية للمبادرات النسائية لعام 2022، انطلقت جولة معارض مجموعة كُشْتُبان للحرف اليدوية والتصنيع المنزلي. تتكون الجولة من 5 معارض وتتزع في مناطق متنوعة في مختلف، وعقد أولها في قلب قرية عنبتا في طولكرم ضمن فعاليات مهرجان التراث المحلي الذي...

Dalia Association in Istanbul

24-10-2022
Dalia Association, represented by Executive Director Samar Awaad and Communications and Fundraising officer Dalia Abu Lafi, participated in the annual meeting of the Foundations For Peace Network (FFP) in Istanbul between 22 Oct. and 23 Oct 2022. On the first day of the two-day convention, Dali...

Launch of PECS course with Autism Superhero Palestine and Dalia Association

11-10-2022
Launch of PECS course On Monday 3rd October 2022, Dalia Association in collaboration with Autism Superhero Palestine, launched its first Pictures Exchange Communication System (PECS) course. The course consists of 7 sessions, presented by specialist Ishraq Barabira who received an approved trai...

Revival of Palestinian Cuisine at Beit Al-Karmeh

09-10-2022
 In September and October of this year, Dalia Association organized multiple events related to Palestinian cuisine and the revival of recipes from our heritage at Beit Al-Karmeh guest house. These events included a Za’tar Manaqish event on 1st September, where a Palestinian chef baked the Manaq...

Kufor Aqab's First Food Bazaar

28-09-2022
 28.09.2022 On Tuesday 27 September, Dalia Association lanuched its first Food Bazaar in Beit Al-Karmeh, Dalia's guesthouse and community hub in the old city of Kufor Aqab. The Bazaar offered a space for Palestinian women to showcase and sell their products, and em...

Community Giving Training for Women - West Bank

19-09-2022
Community Giving Training for Women On the 14th of September 2022, Dalia Association implemented a training in community giving for the women’s groups who received the 2022 grant from the association at Beit Al-Karmeh.The training was joined by 16 trainees who represented diverse community init...

Film Screenings: "Untold Revolution: Food Sovereignty in Palestine"

13-09-2022
Film Screenings: "Untold Revolution: Food Sovereignty in Palestine" We are eager to share with you these updates on our efforts to raise awareness on food sovereignty in Palestine. This year, we implemented a tour of film screenings for “Untold Revolution: Food Sovereignty in Palestine” as well...

Community Giving Training for Women - Gaza

09-09-2022
 Community Giving Training for Women - Gaza  This September, Dalia Association implemented a training in Community Giving for women who received Dalia’s grant this year 2022 in Gaza. The training was joined by 16 trainees who represented diverse community initiatives, which varied fro...

Women's Bazaar at Beit Al-Karmeh

25-08-2022
25.8.2022 On the 22nd and 23rd of August 2022, Dalia Association, in collaboration with Kufor Aqab Municipality, organized the "Women of Kufor Aqab Food Bazaar".The participants brought with them a wide variety of products, such as food products like baked goods and homemade sweets, s...

Second Annual Community Giving Camp 2022

22-08-2022
 Determination, Collaboration, CreativityIntroductionHistorically in Palestine, the concept of camps was always associated with the repression, deportation, displacement and land confiscation that we were subjected to through setbacks and calamities in the past century. The camp was the place t...

End of the Advanced Agroecology Training

11-04-2022
On Sunday, March 27th, we completed the advanced agroecology training, which was provided by Saad Dagher, to several agricultural cooperatives including; Ard Al Yaa's from Saffa village, Ard Al  Falaheen from Kufor Ni'meh, Juthoor Shams from Tulkarm, and Rumman from Saffa. The training aimed to...

A Manifesto for Change-#ShiftThePower

04-04-2022
With the start of the new year, the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) launched a campaign around this short, 9-point statement.  #ShiftThePower movement seeks to tip the balance of power in the development sector towards a fairer and more equitable people-centered development model....

Bastet Mubadarat 2- A local market

30-03-2022
 On the 26th and 27th of March, we organized "Bastet Mubadarat 2" (Market of Initiatives).  The event is a local market to support craft workers and youth initiatives (part of Dalia's IBDA' program-which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION). The market encourages ethical consumption. In...

News from the Giving For Change project

14-03-2022
Today, the community initiatives, that received community-controlled grant funding from the Giving for Change project in 2021, have come a long way in achieving their goals, through the implementation of their various activities we are pleased to share with you "Where they are ri...

A visit to Mazar'i Al Noubani as part of the Agro-Training

28-02-2022
 Within the advanced training activities in the agroecology training for the participating cooperatives of the Giving for Change project, offered by Saad Dagher. On Saturday, February 27, 2022, a group of representatives of agricultural cooperatives: Ard Al Yaa's,  Ard Al Fa...

IBDA' Youth Program Initiatives-West Bank

20-02-2022
 In the West Bank, the community initiatives that received a grant from the Dalia Association from the IBDA' Youth program, which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION, succeeded in implementing their ideas on the ground and reaping the first fruits of their efforts, after receiving training o...

Gaza Initiatives-IBDA' and WSW program

17-02-2022
 Despite the ongoing siege in the Gaza Strip and the recent wounds of the latest attack on Gaza last May, there are still young, creative, and ambitious dreamers (men and women), who are still capable of creativity and change.In Gaza, the community initiatives that received a grant from th...

Finalization of the Arduino training for STEAM LAB initiative

07-02-2022
 On Sunday the 6th of February, the last training session in Arduino took place at Beit Al Karmeh for the STEAM LAB initiative, led by communications' engineer Mohammad Abu Qari'.   The training was divided into two parts, theoretical sessions on the Zoom platform,...

A Handcrafts Bazaar-WSW program in Gaza

16-11-2021
As part of Dalia's Women Supporting Women (WSW)  program, the Zina Youth Initiative organized an exhibition called “Ayyad Min Zahab” for handicrafts and embroideries, in partnership with the University of Palestine in the Gaza regionThis initiative supports women graduates with disabilities and...

Beit Al Karmeh goes pink

25-10-2021
Beit Al Karmeh, Dalia's guesthouse in the Old City of Kufor Aqab, hosted an event entitled: Pink Day on Monday the 25th of August.The event aimed at raising awareness on the importance of the early detection of breast cancer. Dr. Nufuz from the Dunya Women's Cancer center gave a session on the topic...

Voting Day the West Bank- IBDA' Youth Program

11-10-2021
On Monday the 11th of October, we organized the voting day for the IBDA' Youth Program* which is in partnership with DROSOS FOUNDATION.Initiative leaders received training as part of the program in the following topics:Life and communication skillsIdentifying community needs and prioritiesCreat...

Online Voting Day- Giving For Change Program

10-10-2021
We organized the voting day for the Giving For Change Program, which is funded by the Dutch Ministry, on Friday the 8th of October via Zoom.During its first phase of implementation, 33 young men and women received basic training  around the following:Identifying the local needs and priorities o...

Online Premiere: Untold Revolution-Food Sovereignty in Palestine

07-10-2021
The Dalia Association, in partnership with the Heinrich Böll Foundation - Palestine and Jordan, premiered the mini-documentary film "Untold Revolution - Food Sovereignty in Palestine", on October 6th via Dalia's Facebook page.Untold Revolution documents the beginning of the journey of the agricultur...

The First Community Philanthropy Camp

07-10-2021
The Dalia Association, in cooperation with the Palestinian Youth Union, held the first-ever community philanthropy camp.  The first part which took place in theJabal Al-Najma Rehabilitation Center was held between the 26th and 29th of August 2021. The second part, which took place on Zoom,...

Film Launch: Untold Revolution-Food Sovereignty in Palestine

06-10-2021
 The Dalia Association, in partnership with the Heinrich Böll Foundation - Palestine and Jordan, launched the mini-documentary film "Untold Revolution - Food Sovereignty in Palestine", on October 6th, at the Heinrich Böll's headquarters in Ramallah. Activists in the food sovereignty movement, r...

Workshop of Food Sovereignty and Agroecological Models

04-10-2021
As part of the activities of the project "The Role of Community Support in Achieving Food Sovereignty - Phase Two", in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation - Palestine and Jordan, a workshop was held on food sovereignty and ecological farming models, at Om Sleiman Farm, on the 3rd of O...

Voting Day 2021-IBDA' Youth Program in Gaza Strip

26-08-2021
 On Tuesday the 24th of August, we organized the voting day for the IBDA' Youth Program* which is in partnership with DROSOS FOUNDATION,  of August. 14 women and men received training as part of the program in the following topics:Life and communication skillsIdentifying communit...

Launch of the First Community Philanthropy Camp

26-08-2021
  We are so delighted to share with you the launch of the First Community Philanthropy Camp!In this camp, we will live together an exceptional experience, where we will learn about community philanthropy and local resource mobilization as a pathway towards independence. We will explore the...

Voting Day 2021-WSW Gaza

26-08-2021
 We organized the Women Supporting Women Program's (WSW) public voting day*, on Tuesday the 24th of August. 9 women leaders received training as part of the program in the following topics:Life and communication skillsIdentifying community needs and prioritiesCreative thinking in finding s...

Preparing Al Ghaleh Initiative

21-12-2020
Work begins on the Ghala (The Harvest) initiative, which will sell animal products such as eggs and cheese at Al Mughayer village, as part of the IBDA' Youth Program, which is supported by the Drosos Foundation.Congratulations and good luck!!!

Opening of the Baydar Spice Mill-Beitillo-IBDA' Youth Program-West Bank

19-11-2020
 We are so happy to have participated in the  opening of the Baydar Spice mill as part of the IBDA' Youth program, supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION. With this mill, the women in the village don't have to travel to the nearest city (Ramallah), in order to grind their spices. Congrat...

Salon Adabi (The Literature Salon)-Space preparation

13-11-2020
During the preparation for the Salon Adabi initiative in Bethlehem, as part of the IBDA' program, which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION. This initiative encourages creative writing, by providing space for youth in the Bethlehem area, using literature and writing as ways of self-expression....

Voting Day 2020-WSW Gaza

01-11-2020
We organized the voting day on the 29th of October, for the Women Supporting Women (WSW) program, where 22 initiatives were presented. The participants and a committee representing local community organizations voted for the best 2 initiatives, with a vote weight of 40%-60% respectively, and followi...

A series of workshops with the women in the WSW program-Gaza

20-10-2020
We concluded a series of workshops as part of the Women Supporting Women Program - Gaza, the workshops took place from the 12-19 of October.27 participants from different areas of the Gaza Strip participated in a 5-day training. The workshops covered topics such as needs assessment, design...

Social Innovation Summit by BuildPalestine_Dalia Association

07-10-2020
Dalia virtually participated in BuildPalestine's Social Innovation Summit on a panel called "Overcoming donor-dependency: How can philanthropy tackle the root-cause? BuildPalestine wrapped up The Social Innovation Summit (SIS) during the first weekend of October – the 3 and 4, 2020. The two-day...

The role of community support in achieving food sovereignty "- Presenting the Gaza study on the reality of farmers in the border areas from the perspective of food sovereignty

01-10-2020
Within our endeavor as Dalia Association,  to present the issue of food sovereignty as a principle and practice in Palestine, and to gather the efforts of the actors in the field to come up with a clear collective approach towards food sovereignty in Palestine, we partnered with the H...

“The Role of Community Support in Achieving Food Sovereignty” - Online Discussion on Food Sovereignty in the Arab World

01-10-2020
 Within our endeavor as Dalia Association,  to present the issue of food sovereignty as a principle and practice in Palestine, and to gather the efforts of the actors in the field to come up with a clear collective approach towards food sovereignty in Palestine, we partnered with...

Signing Grant Agreements- IBDA’ Youth Program-Bethlehem Governorate

31-08-2020
On the 31st of August, Dalia Association signed 3 grant agreements, as part of the IBDA' Youth Program in Bethlehem governorate, which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION. The participants and a committee representing local community organizations voted for the best 3 initiatives. Dalia will supp...

"The Role of Community Support in Achieving Food Sovereignty" - a series of mujawarat via Zoom to contribute to the development of a study on the reality of farmers in Gaza's border areas and the implementation of a field visit to farmers

30-08-2020
Within our endeavor as Dalia Association,  to present the issue of food sovereignty as a principle and practice in Palestine, and to gather the efforts of the actors in the field to come up with a clear collective approach towards food sovereignty in Palestine, we partnered with the H...

“The Role of Community Support in Achieving Food Sovereignty” - Series of online Mujawarat to develop position paper

30-08-2020
Within our endeavor as Dalia Association,  to present the issue of food sovereignty as a principle and practice in Palestine, and to gather the efforts of the actors in the field to come up with a clear collective approach towards food sovereignty in Palestine, we partnered with the H...

Voting Day 2020-IBDA' Youth Program in West Ramallah

26-08-2020
We organized the voting day for the villages of West Ramallah (Budrus, Qebia, Ni'lin, and Beitillo), on Wednesday the 26th of August, as part of the IBDA’ Youth Program-supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION, and in partnership with Ruwwad in the area. During the implementation of the program, 20 young...

Signing Grant Agreements- IBDA’ Youth Program-Gaza Strip

17-08-2020
On the 17th of August, Dalia Association signed 5 grant agreements in the Gaza Strip, as part of the IBDA' Youth Program, which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION.The participants and a committee representing local community organizations voted for the best 4 initiatives, with a vote weight of 40%-60...

Voting Day 2020-IBDA' Youth Program in Bethlehem

10-08-2020
We organized the voting day for Bethlehem’s governorate as part of the IBDA’ Youth Program-which is supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION, on Monday the 10th of August, at the YMCA chapter in Beit Jala. A committee from the local community who represent various sectors participated in the voting to select...

Voting Day 2020-IBDA' Youth Program in Gaza Strip

04-08-2020
We organized the voting day on the 25th of July, 2020 for IBDA' Youth Program- Gaza, supported by DROSOS, where 20 initiatives were presented. The participants and a committee representing local community organizations voted for the best 4 initiatives, with a vote weight of 40%-60% respectively, and...

IBDA' Youth Program 2020- Training in Gaza

29-06-2020
We concluded a series of workshops as part of IBDA’ Youth Program - Gaza, supported by DROSOS FOUNDATION. Thirty participants from different areas of the Gaza Strip participated in a 4-day training. The training covered topics like needs assessment, design thinking, proposal writing, preparing budge...